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Most of the best English language writers found their way to Don Swaim's CBS Radio studio in New York. The one-on-one interviews typically lasted 30 to 45 minutes and then were down to a two-minute radio show. Listen to the voices of many of the greatest writers of the twentieth century.

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Education

Created by the Harry S. Truman Library, this webpage offers links to a panoply of programs and multimedia classroom resources for K-12 teachers and their students.

Treasures@Sea

This site provides clear, multi-layered humanities and scientific content that seeks to educate elementary school students about the ocean and the life it contains.

Thoreau Reader

Annotated works of Henry David Thoreau and an extensive resource list on his life and works. Teaching Thoreau feature with further resources.

Thomas Gray Archive

This “interactive hypermedia repository” describes itself as a “dynamic online environment that serves as a reading aid for the interested general reader and as a research tool for professional readers of Gray’s work.”

Thomas A. Edison Papers

Encyclopedic database on Edison's life and work as an inventor and businessman.

Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric

Interactive encyclopedia of literary forms and figures of speech.

Shakespeare for Kids

The Folger Shakespeare Library site for kids, with activities for children and families.

Scribbling Women

Online resources for teaching American women's literature using dramatizations produced by The Public Media Foundation